Out of the 116 Bihar test Covid positives, 57 were in Patna.

Bihar has 491 active Covid cases, with 116 more people testing positive for virus in last 24 hours . The bulk of new cases came from Patna, with 57 confirmed positive for the virus .

PATNA: On Thursday, the number of active Covid cases in the state increased to 491, with 116 more people testing positive for the virus in the last 24 hours, including 57 in Patna.In less than a month, the number of active Covid cases in the state has increased by 12 percent.The state had only 41 active cases on June 1, and the number has now risen to 491.This month, the bulk of new cases came from Patna.

On Thursday, other districts than Patna received a high number of cases, including Gaya (35), Bhagalpur (23), Muzaffarpur (14) and Rohtas (10).The 116 cases reported on Thursday were based on 1,56,353 samples that were tested, according to the health department.In Patna, 4,930 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, with 57 being confirmed.Although the positivity rate in Bihar was 0.074%, it was 1.16% in Patna.

As far as the number of regular new Covid cases in the country was concerned, Bihar ranked 14th.On Thursday, Chhattisgarh was ahead of Bihar with 131 Covid-19 cases, and Rajasthan was in behind with 102 cases.